• Jefferson Parish Schools Driver's Education Program

     

    JPS Driver's Education Fall Session:
    Classroom Instruction will be in person. Classes will be from September 12-September 26,2022 (No classes on September 23 due to student Holiday) 5 PM - 8 PM., 30-hours total.
    Eastbank classes held at Bonnabel High School
    Westbank classes held at John Ehret High School
    Behind the Wheel Training, 8-hours will begin after the student passes classroom instruction.  The classroom instructor will contact the student to schedule the driving times.
     
    To register:
    1. Parents must review the attached presentation
    3. Then follow the link to the online payment portal, School Cash Online.  Select what side of the river the student lives on, then pay the fee to participate in the program.  Seats are not held if payment is not completed.  Seats are limited.
    Online Driver's Education Registration fees are $415.60 or current JPS Employees $374.04.
    4. The student will need their Temporary Instructional Permit from the DMV for registration.  Parents can make an appointment with the DMV by going to www.expresslane.org, then selecting Book Appointment to obtain this Permit.
    If additional information is needed, please call (504)365-5368.
     
     

     

    **THE $415.60 DRIVER'S EDUCATION FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE THE $40 FEE FOR THIRD PARTY ROAD TEST REQUIRED BY THE OMV TO OBTAIN A FULL DRIVER'S LICENSE.

    Registration typically begins the month prior to actual session dates.  Please visit the Driver's Education page on the JP Schools website for more information.  If you have questions regarding the program, please contact Anne Early at 504-365-5368 (Anne.Early@jpschools.org).

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What We Do

  • Driving instruction is offered to high school students 15 years old to 17 years old and at least in the 8th grade. This is a state-approved course. Students can receive a 1/2-unit credit for taking the course, which is offered 4 times yearly.

    The 38 hours’ driver’s education course includes 30 hours of classroom instruction for 10 nights from 5:00-8:00 p.m., students must attend all classes. The course also includes 8 hours of student driving. The online cost of the course is $415.60 and must be paid at the time of registration before a seat is guaranteed.  Enrollment is limited each session.

    All current Jefferson Parish Schools Employees will receive a 10% discount for their son/daughter to attend the Driver’s Ed. Program, cost $374.04. 

    To register for Driver’s Education classes all student must have:

    • Louisiana Temporary Instruction Permit
    • 17 or under – Parent or Guardian

    Effective September 4, 2018 the State of Louisiana, Department of Motor Vehicles is requiring all students to get a Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP).

    TO OBTAIN THE TIP: Students need to go to the Office of Motor Vehicles web page expresslane.org and select Book Appointment.

    Requirements for Minor Students (15 – 17 years old)

    • Original or State Certified Birth Certificate (no photocopies)
    • Social Security Card
    • Legal Custodial/Domiciliary Parent/Guardian with their Driver’s License or State ID Card
      • Original or Court Certified Custody Papers (if there are any)

    Requirements for Adult Student (18 years or older)

    • Original or State Certified Birth Certificate (no photocopies)
    • Social Security Card
    • Proof of residence (Two proof of residence if applying for a Real ID)

    *Note: If an adult has a valid Louisiana State ID already issued and their Social Security Number is in the OMV’s system, then only the ID and Proof of Residency is needed.

    DRIVER'S EDUCATION CLASSES ARE HELD FOUR TIMES PER YEAR. *Schedule is based off of the current approved academic calendar and is subject to change.

    *JPSCHOOLS IS HOLDING ONLINE DRIVER'S ED REGISTRATION.*

    REGISTRATION (WILL BE POSTED ON THE JPS WEBSITE ON DATES LISTED BELOW)

    East bank & West Bank Sessions
    Fall Session: August 15 - August 21, 2022, 8 AM or until all available seats are sold. 
    Winter Session:  October 16 - October 23, 2022, 8 AM or until all available seats are sold.
    Spring Session: February 6 - February 12, 2023, 8AM or until all available seats are sold.
    Summer Session: May 8 - May 14, 2023, 8AM or until all available seats are sold.

    CLASSES: Classes are Monday – Friday for 2 weeks, from 5 P.M. – 8 P.M. (Summer Session from 3 P.M. – 6 P.M.)

    East Bank classes are held at Bonnabel High School, 2801 Bruin Drive, Kenner.

    West Bank classes are held at John Ehret High School, 4300 Patriot Street, Marrero.

    Fall Session: September 12-26, 2022 (No class on 9/23, ends on Monday 9/26)
    Winter Session: November 28 - December 9, 2022
    Spring Session: March 6 - March 17, 2023 
    Summer Session: June 5 – June 16, 2023 (3 PM – 6 PM)

    COST OF THE TEMPORARY INSTRUCTION PERMIT AT THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLES:
    The Temporary Instruction Permit is 32.25 with the possible service fee up to $6.00.  
    Forms of payment are Cash, Credit/Debit Card, Money Order and Check (check number must be over 1500 to be accepted) Convenience fees apply for Credit/Debit Cards and Check transactions. Please go to www.expresslane.org to book appointment to get TIP card.

    *Effective 8/1/2020 the Student Enrollment Form is no longer required* 

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